Must see attractions
Cayley Mountain Resort is surrounded by a fantastic selection of attractions.
The resort offers many activities to keep the entire family entertained, but there are still plenty of nearby attractions to explore during your stay.
Some of which include Giant's Castle Nature Reserve, Drakensberg Ballooning, Cathedral Peak Wine Estate, Drakensberg Canopy Tour, Drakensberg Breweries and Spioenkop Battlefield to name but a few.
Our Top Suggestions
Giant's Castle Nature Reserve1 hr 54 min drive
Giant's Castle Nature Reserve, the breathtaking home of eland and majestic bearded vultures, nestles within the rolling hills of the Central Drakensberg region of the renowned World Heritage Site, Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park. Giant's Castle camp is perched on a gassy plateau at the foot of the High Drakensberg's majestic cliffs, offering scenic views that will inspire any hiker or mountain climber!
Falcon Ridge - Birds of Prey26 min drive
Visitors to Falcon Ridge Birds of Prey Centre can view birds found in South Africa. The show includes a short presentation by Falconers who will tell the history of how Falconry began and demonstrate the power and speed of these birds.
Drakensberg Boys Choir School25 min drive
The Drakensberg Boys Choir has created a new trend in the international choral scene that transcends the conventional and has a unique style which covers diverse genres. Whatever they present, this world-famous choir performs it with excellence and aplomb.
Drakensberg Ballooning34 min drive
Drakensberg Ballooning offers scenic hot air balloon flights, which is arguably the best way to see the Berg. The picturesque landscape stretches before you in a stunning, seemingly endless panoramic vista. Enjoy the views from the Amphitheatre in the Northern Drakensberg to Giant's Castle in the south.
Cathedral Peak Wine Estate34 min drive
Situated within the Winterton Valley, the wine estate is flanked by game farms to the North and cereal farming to the East. To the west are the magnificent mountains. The lifestyle in this area is wine, wildlife and nature.
Drakensberg Chocolate Memories20 min drive
This is the ultimate must visit for chocoholics! This range of artisan chocolates is made with care in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains. The shop, located in Cedarwood Shopping Centre, features chocolate tasting, chocolate appreciation, chocolate dipping and coffee pairing.
Spioenkop Battlefield1 hr 3 min drive
Heritage KZN is the proud custodian of the Spioenkop Battlefield, graves, and memorials, all of which have been officially declared a heritage landmark since 1978. The battlefield is open to the public and visitors are welcomed to learn more about the historic battle and the site with a map of the battlefield available at the entrance gate.
Drakensberg Canopy Tour26 min drive
Experience nature like never before as you slide through the forest canopy and enjoy a unique bird's eye view of the world around you. Set within the magnificent Blue Grotto Forest, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour is guaranteed to take your breath away.
Drakensberg Breweries20 min drive
Drakensberg Brewery is a renowned craft brewery located right in the heart of the Drakensberg with extraordinary views of the majestic mountains. It is the perfect place to relax and savor the delightful and unique beers from Drakensberg Brewery that are available on tap.
Monks Cowl Reserve33 min drive
The Monk's Cowl Nature Reserve boasts beautiful hiking trails and some routes are suitable for families with smaller children. The easiest route leads to the Sterkspruit Falls.
Ardmore Ceramics1 hr 26 min drive
Ardmore's dynamic ceramics, spanning from practical household items to sculptural art steeped in the decorative African tradition, deliver an unparalleled glimpse into the nuanced influences of rural potters in KwaZulu Natal's Champagne Valley. These talented artists seamlessly fuse elements of their tribal heritage with the refreshingly untamed perspective of a new era.
Cayley Leap Adventures1 min drive
Also located at Cayley Mountain Resort is Leap Adventures which manages a range of other adrenaline-filled activities for all age groups, from Quad Bikes and Paintball to Archery.